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Favorite Scary Stories of American Children

Richard YoungJudy Dockrey Young

Embark on a bone-chilling journey with <i>Favorite Scary Stories of American Children</i>. This intriguing audiobook features 14 spooky tales, carefully selected from different regions and cultural backgrounds in America. Richard and Judy Dockrey Young, renowned storytellers and editors, bring these stories to life with their captivating narration. Perfect for children in grades K-3 and anyone who loves a good scare, this audiobook will leave listeners on the edge of their seats and hungry for more supernatural adventures.

USD 0 7.95



Scary stories hold a special place in the hearts of children, and nobody knows this better than Richard and Judy Dockrey Young. As skilled storytellers, they have collected the most popular and highly requested scary stories from young audiences. This multicultural collection features tales from various regions of America, including the Ozark Mountains, the desert Southwest, as well as stories from Native Americans, Hawaiians, and American immigrants.

A Haunting Collection for Younger Children

This captivating audiobook showcases 14 favorites that are perfect for children in grades K-3. The spine-chilling tales included in this collection are sure to send shivers down the listeners' spines and leave them wanting more.

Unveiling the Dark Secrets

The first story, The Red Velvet Ribbon, introduces the audience to a mysterious ribbon that has a sinister secret. In Bloody Mary, Bloody Mary, children will learn about the terrifying legend of a ghostly apparition that appears when her name is called three times into a mirror. The Changelings tells the tale of mischievous creatures who replace human babies, leaving parents with a chilling dilemma. Lastly, Stop the Coffin! unravels the suspenseful events that unfold when a young protagonist discovers a coffin that holds an unexpected surprise.

Exploring Cultural Diversity

This audiobook embraces the richness of cultural diversity in America. The stories have been passed down through generations and were carefully selected from various ethnic backgrounds. Listeners will be captivated by tales shared by Native Americans, Hawaiians, and immigrants from countries like Japan and Laos. It's a melting pot of folklore and traditions that make scary stories all the more intriguing.

Audio Performance

The audiobook is narrated by the talented Richard Young and Judy Dockrey Young, the editors of this enchanting collection. Their passionate storytelling brings the tales to life, engaging the listeners and adding an extra layer of suspense and excitement to the experience.


Favorite Scary Stories of American Children is a must-listen for children who enjoy the thrill of a good scare. With its diverse cultural influences and spine-chilling tales, this audiobook will captivate young audiences and leave them eagerly asking for more. Turn down the lights, gather around, and get ready for a hair-raising adventure!

Additional Info

Book Name: Favorite Scary Stories of American Children
Book Format: AudiobookFormat
Authors: Richard Young - editorJudy Dockrey Young - editor
Narrators: Richard YoungJudy Dockrey Young
Genres: Children's Audiobooks
Audiobook Length: 55M
Publisher: August House
Language: English
Publish Date: 2000-10-20
Last Price: 7.95 USD

Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

Who gathered the stories in this collection?

Richard and Judy Dockrey Young

Where do the stories in this multicultural collection come from?

The Ozark Mountains, the desert Southwest, Native Americans, Hawaiians, and American immigrants from various countries.

Which stories are included in this collection for younger children?

The Red Velvet Ribbon, Bloody Mary, Bloody Mary, The Changelings, and Stop the Coffin!

Who are the narrators of this audiobook?

Richard Young and Judy Dockrey Young

What is the age range for this collection?

Grades K-3

What is the publisher of this audiobook?

August House

What are some user reviews of this audiobook?

Fun & Spooky Stories 4 the Whole Family, all the old stories, Thrilling for young listeners everywhere!, and Mainly Southern US Folklore, but not Scary Stories


9 reviews for this audiobook
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    ScaryStoryLover123 21-Oct-2023

    This audiobook is a treasure trove of spooky tales that are sure to send shivers down your spine! The editors have done a fantastic job of compiling a collection of scary stories that American children adore. From haunted houses to creepy creatures, each story is captivating and will keep you on edge. Highly recommend!

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    ThrillSeeker22 22-Oct-2023

    I absolutely love this audiobook! It's like having a campfire gathering right in your living room. The stories are incredibly engaging, and the narrators do a fantastic job of bringing the characters and their eerie adventures to life. It's perfect for both children and adults who enjoy a good scare!

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    CreepypastaFanatic 01-Nov-2023

    Wow, this audiobook is a spine-chilling delight! The selection of scary stories is diverse and filled with suspense. The editors have truly captured the essence of American children's favorite spooky tales. It's a must-listen for anyone who loves thrilling narratives that will leave you with goosebumps.

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    StorytimeEnthusiast 19-Nov-2023

    I can't get enough of this audiobook! The editors have curated a collection of hair-raising stories that are perfect for a late-night listen. The narrators' voices add an extra layer of excitement, making it feel like you're in the midst of the chilling adventures. Don't miss out on this bone-chilling experience!

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    SpookySoul 05-Dec-2023

    As a fan of scary stories, this audiobook truly exceeded my expectations! It's an exceptional compilation of horrifying tales that have been passed down through generations. The editors have captured the essence of American folklore and brought it to life in a way that both children and adults will appreciate. Highly recommend for anyone who enjoys a good scare!

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    GhoulGuy 25-Dec-2023

    If you're looking for some spooky entertainment, this audiobook is a must-listen! The collection of scary stories will transport you to a world filled with ghosts, monsters, and unexplained phenomena. The narrators' captivating voices and the superb storytelling will keep you engaged from start to finish. Prepare to have your imagination run wild!

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    HauntedMansionFan 06-Jan-2024

    This audiobook will give you the ultimate Halloween experience! The stories are bone-chillingly good, and the narrators bring them to life with their expressive voices. It's like being at a campfire, listening to tales that will make your heart race. Whether you're a kid or a kid at heart, you'll be captivated by this spooky audiobook.

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    ChillsDownMySpine 27-Jan-2024

    I stumbled upon this audiobook by chance, and I'm so glad I did! The stories are absolutely terrifying in the best possible way. The editors have taken great care in selecting tales that will leave you both frightened and wanting more. Trust me, once you start listening, you won't be able to stop!

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    HorrorJunkie 15-Mar-2024

    This audiobook is a gem! The stories are not only spooky but also incredibly well-written. The editors have done an excellent job of curating a collection that captures the essence of American ghost stories. The narration is top-notch, making each tale even more bone-chilling. A must-listen for fans of horror!

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